Category Archives: 312 Sqd

Josef Jaske – One of the Few

Josef JAŠKE One of the Few …………….* 30.01.1913, Nymburk. …………….† 20.06.2001, Oxford, UK. Pre WW2 Josef Antonín Jaške was born on 30 January 1913 in Nymburk, a town about 30 km from Prague. There he undertook five years of elementary … Continue reading

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British D-Day Memorial – Czechoslovak RAF Remembered

Britský památník dne D – vzpomínka na Čechoslováky RAF The British Normandy Memorial was unveiled on 6 June 2021, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Memorial records the names of the 22,442 servicemen and women under British command … Continue reading

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Thank you Andy Shepherd

Děkujeme Andy Shepherd For remembering the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2. Za udržování vzpomínky na československé muže a ženy, kteří sloužili v RAF během druhé světové války. Col Andy Shepherd is a former Defence … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Victory Parade

With the Czechoslovak airmen from the three fighter units – 310, 312 and 313 squadrons who returned home on 13 August 1945 and 311 Sqn airmen returning two days later, a Victory Parade was held for them in Prague. S … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Part I

Návrat domů srpen 1945 – část I Whilst the war in Europe finished on 8 May 1945, it was only in August that the Czechoslovak RAF airmen were permitted to return to their homeland. Zatímco válka v Evropě skončila 8. … Continue reading

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Weymouth – The Fallen Czechoslovak Battle of Britain Remembered

Weymouth – vzpomínka na Čechoslováky padlé v Bitvě o Británii The SouthWest Battle of Britain Memorial, at Weymouth, Dorset, commemorates the 2938 Allied airmen, of RAF Fighter Command, who fought in the Battle of Britain, 88 of whom were Czechoslovak. … Continue reading

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81st Anniversary – Remembering the 88 Czechoslovaks

81. výročí – Vzpomínka na 88 československých pilotů The Battle of Britain took place between 10 July and 31 October 1940 with some 2,938 Allied airmen flying in that conflict. Bitva se odehrála v období mezi 10.červencem a 31. říjnem … Continue reading

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Czeching out Tangmere – part II

Češi v Tangmere – část II After the visit to Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Brigadier General Vratislav Beran, Colonel Jiří Niedoba from the Defence Office, at the Czech Embassy London, and volunteers from the Free Czechoslovak Air Force Associates ltd … Continue reading

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Czeching out Tangmere – part I

Češi v Tangmere – 1. část The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is located on the former WW2 Tangmere airfield used by 310,312 and 313 Czechoslovak squadrons as well as 1 Sqn in which several Czechoslovak pilots, including F/Lt Karel Kuttelwascher … Continue reading

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Slovak Ambassador visits Battle of Britain Kent.

Veľvyslanec SR v Británii navštívil Múzeum Boja o Britániu v Kente On 10 June, H.E.Róbert Ondrejcsák and Col Vladimír Stolárik, Defence Attaché from the Slovak Embassy, London came the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge and The National Battle of … Continue reading

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